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2:50 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Berkshire Museum to begin third phase of capital campaign

Pittsfield, MA – With the approval of funds by the Pittsfield City Council earlier this week, the Berkshire Museum can forge ahead with the third and final phase of its capital campaign. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the details;

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WAMC New York News
2:31 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Assistive Technology Expo Opens Doors

Albany, NY – The New York State Governors Expo on Assistive Technology (AT) was held today at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Downtown Albany... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC New York News
2:24 am
Thu May 15, 2008

NY Farmers Push For "Healthy Foods Act"

Albany, NY – New York farmers are urging state lawmakers to pass a "Healthy Foods Act" that would give them greater access to school lunch menus and help fight childhood obesity. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
10:31 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Trying to Turn Down the Heat at the CIA

Hyde Park, NY – Talks are underway to try to turn down the heat on a controversy at an elite culinary school. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports that the pressure is growing to make changes at the top.

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WAMC New York News
9:49 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Groups Request Amicus Brief Filings in State Tax Payment Lawsuit

Rochester, NY – A number of environmental and conservation groups from the Adirondack and Catskill regions are seeking permission to be a part of New York State's lawsuit defending its tax payments to local governments. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
8:29 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Culinary Corner - Nutella French Toast Panini (aired 5/14/08)

Albany, NY – To-die-for delicious Nutella French Toast Panini from Dan Leader of Bread Alone.

WAMC New England News
7:29 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Public safety commissioner instructs state troopers to conserve gasoline

CT – Connecticut's public safety commissioner is defending a directive that instructs state troopers to conserve gasoline. And as WAMC's Carrie Saldo, reports, troopers have been ordered to fill up their cruisers before their days off.

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WAMC New York News
7:19 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Entergy inspection to be discussed at a public meeting

NY – The result of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspection of Entergy's work on characterizing groundwater contamination at the Indian Point nuclear power plant will be discussed at a public meeting on Tuesday, May 20. WAMC's Hank gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:16 am
Wed May 14, 2008

No-interest loans to dam owners in Sullivan County

The Sullivan County – The Sullivan County, NY Legislature is going to ask the state to provide no-interest loans to dam owners, who will be required to bring them up to new state standards. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The Ashokan Field Campus has been sold

Marbletown, NY – The Ashokan Field Campus at the Ashokan Reservoir in the towns of Olive and Marbletown has been sold to the land acquisition affiliate of the Open Space Institute, which in turn, has sold it in two parcels to maintain its open space. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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